I 1commend to you our sisterPhoebe, who is a aservant of the church which is at 2Cenchrea ;
that you 3receive her in the Lord in a mannerworthy of the b4saints, and that you help her in whatevermatter she may haveneed of you; for she herself has alsobeen a helper of many, cand of myself as well.
3Greet5Prisca and Aquila, my fellowworkers6in 7ChristJesus,
4who for my liferisked their ownnecks, to whom not only do I givethanks, but alsoall the churches of the Gentiles ;
5also greet 8the church that is in their house. GreetEpaenetus, my beloved, who is the 9firstconvert to Christ from d10Asia.
6GreetMary, who has workedhard for you.
7GreetAndronicus and eJunias, my 11kinsmen and my 12fellowprisoners, who are outstandingamong the apostles, whoalsofwere 13in Christbefore me.
8GreetAmpliatus, my beloved in the Lord.
9GreetUrbanus, our fellowworker14in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.
10GreetApelles, the approved15in Christ. Greetthosewho are of the household of Aristobulus.
11GreetHerodion, my 16kinsman. Greetthose of the household of Narcissus, who are in the Lord.
12GreetTryphaena and Tryphosa, workers in the Lord. GreetPersis the beloved, who has workedhard in the Lord.
13Greet17Rufus, a choiceman in the Lord, also his mother and mine.
14GreetAsyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas and the brethren with them.
15GreetPhilologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all18the gsaints who are with them.
1619Greetoneanother with a holykiss. All the churches of Christgreet you.
17Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who causedissensions and hhindrances20contrary to the teachingwhich you learned, and 21turnaway from them.
For suchmen are 22slaves, not of our LordChrist but of 23their owniappetites ; and by their 24smooth and flatteringspeech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
For the report of your obedience25has reached to all ; therefore I am rejoicingover you, but 26I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.
2027The God of peace will sooncrush28Satanunder your feet. 29The grace of our LordJesus be with you.
2130Timothy my fellowworkergreets you, and so do 31Lucius and 32Jason and 33Sosipater, my 34kinsmen.
I, Tertius, who 35writethisletter, greet you in the Lord.
2336Gaius, host to me and to the wholechurch, greets you. 37Erastus, the citytreasurergreets you, and Quartus, the brother.
[jThe grace of our LordJesusChrist be with you all. Amen.]
2538Now to Him who is able to establish you 39according to my gospel and the preaching of JesusChrist, according to the revelation of 40the mystery which has been keptsecret for 41longages past,
but now is manifested, and by 42the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternalGod, has been madeknown to all the nations, leading to 43obedience of faith ;
to the onlywiseGod, throughJesusChrist, 44be the gloryforever. Amen.